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Solvang, California, Rediscovered

Photo by Michael Reiss

Just 45 minutes from Santa Barbara lies the charming hamlet of Solvang. Perhaps best known as the most Danish of towns outside of Denmark, there is no mistaking its heritage. The windmills, half-timbered houses, boutique shops and bakeries filled with Danish pastries---all harken back to the motherland. Yet, along with this flash trip back to traditional Denmark, there are plenty of modern-day draws to keep tourists coming back for more.

Photo by Michae Reiss

Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Diane Sukiennik is an internationally recognized writer, coach, keynote speaker, consultant, educator and licensed therapist. She is the author of The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options, 11th edition, Prentice Hall, the most widely used text in colleges and universities in the subject area. A self-proclaimed 'leisurologist,' she speaks French and Spanish, is an avid world traveler and...(Read More)

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